Thursday, 7 December 2017

Just Add Ink #389 - Hometown Greetings

Hello Crafty Friends

Hope your Friday is going great. Its been another exceptionally busy week in our household - prepping for Christmas, planning activities for Mum's visit in a few weeks time and my daughter graduated Year 12 - High School, on Wednesday night. Such a proud Mumma Bear. Not going to lie, I did shed a few tears as she walked the stage to receive her certificates, looking beautiful in her graduation gown and sash.
On top of my already hectic schedule, Hubby asked if we could send cards to the Boutique Builders we subcontract to. Compared to the larger, commercialised building companies we deal with, these bespoke Builders not only are amazing to work for, but they care about what they do, how they do it, while maintaining a high level of craftsmanship and value for money.
This week over at Just Add Ink, the amazingly talented Kelly has provided us this Inspiration Picture for Challenge #389. A stunning array of naturally wrapped gifts. So pretty and I bet it smells divine. I thought I would use this weeks challenge to create one of the Thank You cards for our Boutique Builders.
I really wanted to replicate the gorgeous presents in the picture for my Christmas Day Table setting, but the greenery will have gone yuck by the 25th - boooo, I so adore the brown paper wrapping, twine and greenery combination.
Stamps: Pop of Paradise
Card/Dsp: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Black, Old Olive, Merry Little Christmas DSP
Other: White Craft Ink, Neutral Twine, Botanicals Builder Everyday Jar Framelits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Hometown Greetings Edgelits
Be sure to check out the amazing creations the Design Team have shared to inspired you and or join us and play along, you can submit your entries here.  Hope you have an amazing weekend, until next time, stay crafty 


  1. This is such a fabulous card for your builders Jackie - the trees, branches and little house are so perfect for your theme and your design and layers are so interesting and work so beautifully together. xx

  2. Wow! What a great idea for the Builders, and a beautiful 'Thank you' card, Jackie. D x

  3. I love how you've used those framlits Jackie, your little scene is perfect for the recipient. Such a lovely elegant card.xx

  4. Gorgeous gorgeous work! What a wonderful milestone for your daughter and family Jackie, congratulations~

  5. I love all the layers, each with wonderful detail, that you have combined to great this little beauty Jackie. x

  6. Great use of the Christmas offerings this year for a builder card - love! You've had an amazing 2017 Miss Jackie, I can't wait to see what you come up with in 2018!


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